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Experience a full immersion in the latest advances in healthcare improvement and take home action plans developed during these highly interactive conferences. For 2014, the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Nursing, the Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice (ACE) and the Improvement Science Research Network (ISRN) bring to you the Summer Institutes on Quality Improvement: A Cluster of Interprofessional Conferences.


red star image Improvement Science Summit on Research Methods
“Building Evidence to Impact Outcomes"
August 5-6, 2014

Transforming healthcare through quality improvement and patient safety initiatives is a national priority which focuses on advancing healthcare improvement through research.  We encourage you to submit abstracts on your quality improvement projects that match research priorities set forth by the Improvement Science Research Network (ISRN).  For further details, see Research Priorities on


red star image Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice
"Making the Evidence-Outcome Connection"
August 7-8, 2014

The Institute builds capacity for healthcare providers to improve quality and safety in healthcare through translating evidence into practice for improved outcomes. Named as ‘The conference to attend for how-to knowledge,’ this Institute guarantees to send you home with an Action Plan for improving care in the hot-topic areas of today’s healthcare.